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UK e-Health Week 2018 themes

UK e-Health Week 2018 sharpens the focus on the power of IT and data to transform the way we plan and deliver health and care.

Supported by NHS England, NHS Digital and BCS, the two-day show will explore NHS IT strategy, examples of best practice from the frontline and supplier-led solutions that are making waves across health and care.


A targeted and carefully curated programme will guide attendees through inspiring plenary discussions, informative workshops and practical tutorials.


Digital agenda

The UK e-Health Week agenda will scrutinise the plans and roadmaps that NHS England and NHS Digital are putting into place to make the NHS paper free, including:

  • Digital support for STPs/Accountable Care Systems in the NHS and social care

  • Global Digital Exemplars – one year on

  • General Data Protection Regulation/opt-out

  • Cyber security in health and care

  • Interoperability

  • Digital Innovation Hubs


The development challenges and opportunities for CIOs and CCIOs as they become the key professional group leading the digital agenda, including:

  • Clinical leadership

  • NHS Digital Academy

  • HIMSS CHIME International

  • Patient-centered design principles

Global healthcare IT: learning from the best

The health organisations using IT to revolutionise the way they deliver healthcare – stepping into a digital health future, including

  • Global Digital Exemplars and fast followers

  • HIMSS Analytics

  • International partnerships

Market entry: accelerating innovation across health and care

Accelerating innovation into the NHS is vital if we are to develop and sustain a health service fit for the 21 century.   

  • How we can better facilitate the introduction of new tech into the NHS 

  • Support available to clinicians, SMEs and academics to speed up adoption at scale

  • Navigating procurement and regulation frameworks



    Sponsors and exhibitors

    Reach decision makers from across the NHS with our sponsorship and exhibition opportunities  

    News and blog

    British Journal of Healthcare Computing news feed


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